Definition of mannide in English:

mannide

noun

Chemistry
  • Either of two isomeric bicyclic anhydrides (C₆H₁₀O₄) of mannitol, originally obtained by the action of butyric acid on mannitol.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Watts (1815–1884), chemist. From French mannide from manne + -ide, after mannite mannite.

Pronunciation

mannide

/ˈmanʌɪd/